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old days in the Ortonville area i DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent ........... R INSURANCE AGENCY was housed in this building on Ortonville's main street for Years. It was once the home of Ted Nelson's radio shop and today, it is the home of Dr. Steven Ortonville dentist. ' 10YEARS AGO Mar. 2, 1993 has been )unselor of the year Technical col- services staff. volunteer firearms s were hon- or their many hours of Honored'were Jim n, Bob Rothi, Mike and Joe Berning. has come an invention to help L was saluted man of the month in City School is ed for Thursday, 1, at the High School tim. High School's team dominated the competition at week bringing 3hies. 25 YEARS AGO Feb. 22, 1978 $90 million in PCA ere made during the past year. Everard Berdan of Ortonville, Clayton Johnson of Wheaton and Donald Lindor of Chokio were re-elected to the Board of Directors. Eunice Brotzel was the winner of the $350. in the Winawadaweek drawing. Dave Larson and Rick Witte were the top players in rebounding and scoring in the Ortonville boys' basketball team. Mr. and Mrs. Clay Cameron of Ortonviile are the parents of a girl born at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO Mar. 12, 1953 Plans are completed on a new river channel to Marsh Lake. $725,000 project calls for five new bridges and level controls here. This was the headline in this issue H.E. Nicklasson has joined Thayer Motors as sales man- ager. He was the former man- ager of Botsford Lumber com- pany. Electrical workers are shown in a picture brushing up a large transformer which will be used in connecting up the new Otter Tail Power sub sta- tion with a line to Canby. New officers of the Laurel Crown Chapter of the Eastern Star are Rose Hall, Associate Matron, Loretta ttoltquist, Conductress, Velma Eby, Associate Conductress. and Eva Oswood Alvah Matthews and Wm. Thorne were elected Worthy and Associate Patron. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Marion Mills of Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kesting of Bellingham and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Thompson of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO Feb. 23, 1933 Adolph Peterson, former manager of the Big Stone City Cooperative creamery, is being replaced by Mr. Sorenson, a former butter maker from Arlington, S.D. The Ortonville High School made a clean sweep of all three first places in the sub district declam contest. Both births and deaths dropped in Big Stone county in 1932. 246 births were recorded and 107 deaths were recorded according to Henry Larkin, clerk of court. Evelyn Eaton and Ward Johnson were united in mar- riage in Milbank today. "" Girls Playin Thur., Feb. 27 B-H or Und. Parkers Prairie #4 Browerville "'-:30:00 PM @ Und Battle Lake @ B-H Underwood @ B-HI BRACKETS-2003 Sat., Mar. I ue., Mar. pri., Mar / I Mlnnewask innewask I innewaska Are] Area ] Area l 1:00 PM 2:30 PM } 6:00 PM #.4 Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley ..St. John s Prep ] 6:00 PM 7:30 PM [ 7:30 PM Osakts 6:00 PM 8:00 PM North Sub-Section ] Ashby Battle Lake Ikrtha-Hewitt Brandon/Evansville Browerville Eagle Valley Henning Hillcrest Lutheran Parkers Prairie Rothsay Underwood 7:00 PM 2003 Champion South Sub-Section ] Belgrade-Brooten-E Carapbeil -T/Ffinnount Clinton-Greville-B I Hancock Kimball Ortonville Osakis St. John's Prep Swanville Upsala Wheaton/Herman-Norcross - ly s BRACKETS--2003 lrtha-llewln @ u] 6:00 PM [ I:OO PM 2:30 PM 6;00 PIvl 7:30 PM 6:00 I'M ! 8:00 I'M 7:OO PM Battle Lake Bcrtha-Hewitt Brandon/Ee Browerville Eagle Valley mnmng Hillcre Lutheran Patkers Prairie Roth.y Underwood 2003 Champion Sth SS,, I Betgnae-een-l Chokio-Alrta Clintonlle-B Ortonvflle Osak St. John's Prep SwaaviIle Upsala Whcaton/Herman-Norcross RXF.I'Ig PRINTING Is Our Business THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT Quality Collision Repair FREE LOANER VEHICLE Body Work & Painting -Glass Installation Insurance Claims ,Free Estimates Located one mile north of OrtonviUe on Hwy. 7 to Sioux Historic Pavilion) GARY KNOLL 13201 Call Anytime 839-2718 THANKS The CCSC would like to thank the community and the surrounding area for their part in making the 24th Annual Arctic Open a success! Thank you to all the area businesses and sponsors for their generous donations. Thank you to all the CCSC members for helping 'plant' trees and help in preparing the course. Thanks to Runnings in Milbank for the donation of trees to help make our course. Thanks to Terry Gillespie for the use of his fish house for our Clubhouse. Thanks to Greg & Laurie Athey & Brian Athey for preparing the pork sandwiches for the dance and to 'Kick Out the Jams' Todd Sandberg, the Rock & Roll Farmer, DJ for the tunes at the dance. Thank you to Darwin Karsky, Tournament Chairperson; Dave Hauschild, Doug Tomschin and Todd Sandberg, Sponsorship Committee; Ron Schlimme, Dance Chairperson; Mel Domine, P.R. Chairperson; Bruce Moberg, Tournament Secretary and Jerry Stattelman for the winners' trophies and to all who have helped so much behind the scenes. If we have missed anyone, please accept our thanks. We are already looking forward to 2004, which will be the 25th Annual Arctic Open! THANKS AGAIN!! The Clinton Community Service Club 25,2003 INDEPENDENT Arctic Open Winners - Ladies LADIES' DIVISION CHAMPION at the 24th annual Arctic Open was Gina Stattelman, who golfed a 33 Saturday. She is shown accepting her trophy from her dad, Randy Stattelman, who is treasurer of the CCSC, the Iongtime sponsor of thispopular winter activity in Clinton. Second place trophy went to Julie Critz, who golfed a 35. She is shown with her brother-in-law, another CCSC member, Jared Nordly. The Kids' division winners will be published next week. Arctic Open Winners. Men THE MEN'S WINNER IN THE ARCTIC OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT held Saturday, Feb. 15 was Ryan Hage of Ortonville, pictured receiving his trophy from Darwin Karsky, left, Tournament chairman. He golfed a 26 on the 6-hole course on Lake Eli. The course was very busy Saturday - a cold, but beautiful day for golf, with 131 participants - a record number. The previous record was 128 [articipants. Ryan's name will be added to the Arctic Open Hall of Fame, pictured in the back of the photo. There was a tie for second place, Men's Division, pictured below. With scores of 27, Kory Bakeberg, center, and Keith Giese placed second in the tournament, Men's Division. They are shown with tournament chair Darvy Karsky, left. Page 9b old days in the Ortonville area i DOWN MEMORY'S LANE From the Files of The Ortonville Independent ........... R INSURANCE AGENCY was housed in this building on Ortonville's main street for Years. It was once the home of Ted Nelson's radio shop and today, it is the home of Dr. Steven Ortonville dentist. ' 10YEARS AGO Mar. 2, 1993 has been )unselor of the year Technical col- services staff. volunteer firearms s were hon- or their many hours of Honored'were Jim n, Bob Rothi, Mike and Joe Berning. has come an invention to help L was saluted man of the month in City School is ed for Thursday, 1, at the High School tim. High School's team dominated the competition at week bringing 3hies. 25 YEARS AGO Feb. 22, 1978 $90 million in PCA ere made during the past year. Everard Berdan of Ortonville, Clayton Johnson of Wheaton and Donald Lindor of Chokio were re-elected to the Board of Directors. Eunice Brotzel was the winner of the $350. in the Winawadaweek drawing. Dave Larson and Rick Witte were the top players in rebounding and scoring in the Ortonville boys' basketball team. Mr. and Mrs. Clay Cameron of Ortonviile are the parents of a girl born at the Ortonville Hospital. 50 YEARS AGO Mar. 12, 1953 Plans are completed on a new river channel to Marsh Lake. $725,000 project calls for five new bridges and level controls here. This was the headline in this issue H.E. Nicklasson has joined Thayer Motors as sales man- ager. He was the former man- ager of Botsford Lumber com- pany. Electrical workers are shown in a picture brushing up a large transformer which will be used in connecting up the new Otter Tail Power sub sta- tion with a line to Canby. New officers of the Laurel Crown Chapter of the Eastern Star are Rose Hall, Associate Matron, Loretta ttoltquist, Conductress, Velma Eby, Associate Conductress. and Eva Oswood Alvah Matthews and Wm. Thorne were elected Worthy and Associate Patron. The following births were recorded at the Ortonville Hospital: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Marion Mills of Ortonville, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kesting of Bellingham and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Thompson of Ortonville. 70 YEARS AGO Feb. 23, 1933 Adolph Peterson, former manager of the Big Stone City Cooperative creamery, is being replaced by Mr. Sorenson, a former butter maker from Arlington, S.D. The Ortonville High School made a clean sweep of all three first places in the sub district declam contest. Both births and deaths dropped in Big Stone county in 1932. 246 births were recorded and 107 deaths were recorded according to Henry Larkin, clerk of court. Evelyn Eaton and Ward Johnson were united in mar- riage in Milbank today. "" Girls Playin Thur., Feb. 27 B-H or Und. Parkers Prairie #4 Browerville "'-:30:00 PM @ Und Battle Lake @ B-H Underwood @ B-HI BRACKETS-2003 Sat., Mar. I ue., Mar. pri., Mar / I Mlnnewask innewask I innewaska Are] Area ] Area l 1:00 PM 2:30 PM } 6:00 PM #.4 Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley ..St. John s Prep ] 6:00 PM 7:30 PM [ 7:30 PM Osakts 6:00 PM 8:00 PM North Sub-Section ] Ashby Battle Lake Ikrtha-Hewitt Brandon/Evansville Browerville Eagle Valley Henning Hillcrest Lutheran Parkers Prairie Rothsay Underwood 7:00 PM 2003 Champion South Sub-Section ] Belgrade-Brooten-E Carapbeil -T/Ffinnount Clinton-Greville-B I Hancock Kimball Ortonville Osakis St. John's Prep Swanville Upsala Wheaton/Herman-Norcross - ly s BRACKETS--2003 lrtha-llewln @ u] 6:00 PM [ I:OO PM 2:30 PM 6;00 PIvl 7:30 PM 6:00 I'M ! 8:00 I'M 7:OO PM Battle Lake Bcrtha-Hewitt Brandon/Ee Browerville Eagle Valley mnmng Hillcre Lutheran Patkers Prairie Roth.y Underwood 2003 Champion Sth SS,, I Betgnae-een-l Chokio-Alrta Clintonlle-B Ortonvflle Osak St. John's Prep SwaaviIle Upsala Whcaton/Herman-Norcross RXF.I'Ig PRINTING Is Our Business THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT Quality Collision Repair FREE LOANER VEHICLE Body Work & Painting -Glass Installation Insurance Claims ,Free Estimates Located one mile north of OrtonviUe on Hwy. 7 to Sioux Historic Pavilion) GARY KNOLL 13201 Call Anytime 839-2718 THANKS The CCSC would like to thank the community and the surrounding area for their part in making the 24th Annual Arctic Open a success! Thank you to all the area businesses and sponsors for their generous donations. Thank you to all the CCSC members for helping 'plant' trees and help in preparing the course. Thanks to Runnings in Milbank for the donation of trees to help make our course. Thanks to Terry Gillespie for the use of his fish house for our Clubhouse. Thanks to Greg & Laurie Athey & Brian Athey for preparing the pork sandwiches for the dance and to 'Kick Out the Jams' Todd Sandberg, the Rock & Roll Farmer, DJ for the tunes at the dance. Thank you to Darwin Karsky, Tournament Chairperson; Dave Hauschild, Doug Tomschin and Todd Sandberg, Sponsorship Committee; Ron Schlimme, Dance Chairperson; Mel Domine, P.R. Chairperson; Bruce Moberg, Tournament Secretary and Jerry Stattelman for the winners' trophies and to all who have helped so much behind the scenes. If we have missed anyone, please accept our thanks. We are already looking forward to 2004, which will be the 25th Annual Arctic Open! THANKS AGAIN!! The Clinton Community Service Club 25,2003 INDEPENDENT Arctic Open Winners - Ladies LADIES' DIVISION CHAMPION at the 24th annual Arctic Open was Gina Stattelman, who golfed a 33 Saturday. She is shown accepting her trophy from her dad, Randy Stattelman, who is treasurer of the CCSC, the Iongtime sponsor of thispopular winter activity in Clinton. Second place trophy went to Julie Critz, who golfed a 35. She is shown with her brother-in-law, another CCSC member, Jared Nordly. The Kids' division winners will be published next week. Arctic Open Winners. Men THE MEN'S WINNER IN THE ARCTIC OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT held Saturday, Feb. 15 was Ryan Hage of Ortonville, pictured receiving his trophy from Darwin Karsky, left, Tournament chairman. He golfed a 26 on the 6-hole course on Lake Eli. The course was very busy Saturday - a cold, but beautiful day for golf, with 131 participants - a record number. The previous record was 128 [articipants. Ryan's name will be added to the Arctic Open Hall of Fame, pictured in the back of the photo. There was a tie for second place, Men's Division, pictured below. With scores of 27, Kory Bakeberg, center, and Keith Giese placed second in the tournament, Men's Division. They are shown with tournament chair Darvy Karsky, left. Page 9b